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First off, stick to warranty service if you have the option.
While most cases are modular and will accept boards of many standard sizes, Dell cases are made specifically for that model of Dell and are often unusable for other size boards.
Your question doesn't make it clear if the board is too big for the case, or the case is too big for the board. If the board is too big, you need a new case. If you are looking to save money, I recommend geeks.com .
You're venturing into the realm of building an entire new computer - I hope youre ready.
Many of the components from your old dell won't work with a Core1 Duo board. Any of the expansion cards and drives probably will, but you'll need new memory, a processor, a heatsink and fan for the processor, case fans, a new case, and probably a bigger power supply.
If you aren't comfortable with thoroughly educating yourself and investing time and money into building a new computer, you're better off buying a new Dell or other premade computer. If you're brave, look at tomshardware.com for info.
if the sci36-r13 is the stock mobo that came with that pc it isnt worth upgrading pentium 4's use the LGA-775 socket this is compatible with all pentiums and core 2's (not includeing core i7), so you could put in a core 2 quad if you wanted to but it would not make much difference to performance because your motherboard would not be able to handle some of the fetures your ram would also reduce preformance
if you wanted to upgrade that computer you would have to replace everything but maybe the case
From the Dell specifications page for Dimension 4600: Memory Architecture Dual Channel DDR SDRAM Memory connectors Four Memory capacities 128-, 256-, 512-MB or 1-GB Minimum memory 128-MB DDR SDRAM NOTE: Between 32 and 64 MB of system memory may be allocated to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors. Maximum memory 4 GB Memory type PC2700 (333-MHz) or PC3200 (400-MHz) DDR SDRAM (non-ECC)
E210882 is a number found on more than one Dell System Board. Dimension 8400 and 4600 come to mind. Possibly there are more. Secondly, E210882 is not a Dell Part number (DP/N or DS/N). While Dimension 8400 is a 775 socket, Dimension 4600 is a 478 socket. So they don't fall to the same family.
In any case the network controllers used on Dell System Boards are Intel and Broadcom.
To proceed, at least provide/confirm the system model. If this is not available, give the Dell Part Number.